Centre for Advanced Professional Practices (CAPP) was founded in 2005 in Dubai, UAE with the sole purpose of delivering excellence in Dental Continuing Medical Education in the Middle East and beyond. CAPP is an American Dental Association (ADA) C.E.R.P Recognised Provider, specialising in Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) dental education programmes.
- Total of 176,533 dental professionals attended in 1,011 CME programmes
- One of largest CME providers in the Middle East
- ADA C.E.R.P. Recognised Provider
- Currently doing business with 89% of the top 100 dental companies
- Operational in UAE, Singapore and Kuwait
CAPP’s Customers & Partners
CAPP’s clients and partners vary from dental professionals, large multinationals to SMEs that are looking for partners in the Middle East. Amongst CAPP’s customers are Denstply Sirona, Ivoclar Vivadent, GSK (GlaxoSmithKline), 3M, Oral-B(P&G), Colgate-Palmolive, Kerr Dental, KaVo, VITA, Straumann, Megagen, Neoss, EMS, Mectron, Hu-Friedy, Philips Sonicare, NSK, FKG, Global, Carestream, Planmeca, Invisalign, Shofu, DeguDent, Henry Schein, 3Shape, COLTENE, Heraeus Kulzer, Jordan, Kings College London Dental Institute, Aachen University just to name a few. CAPP also works with local and international dental organisations, associations and academies such as The Saudi Dental Society, Lebanese Dental Association, Qatar Dental Society, Kuwait Dental Association, Singapore Dental Association, International Federation of Dental Hygienists, Tipton Training, British Academy of Restorative Dentistry (BARD), British Academy of Dental Implantology (BADI), Aachen Dental Laser Center (AALZ), RWTH International Academy - RWTH Aachen University, International Team for Implantology (ITI) just to name a few.
For the past 16 years, CAPP has facilitated 1,011 CME programmes educating 176,533 international participants. Ever since 2005 CAPP has experienced year-on-year growth and in 2020 alone CAPP educated 43,475 international dental professionals. This was a sharp increase compared to previous years as due to the COVID-19 pandemic CAPP organised the CAPP November Dental Livestream - one of the largest scientific online conferences in the entire world attracting 30,547 dental professionals from 149 countries who joined completely free of charge. In addition, in 2020 CAPP organised 50+ online webinars and a few dozen online live demonstration courses.
* Lower vs 2015 due to AP CAD/CAM & Digital Dentistry Singapore being held bi-annually
** Sharp increase due to online events during COVID-19 pandemic